Don DeLillo

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Don DeLillo (born November 20 1936) is an American author best known for his novels, which paint detailed portraits of American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. DeLillo is widely considered, by modern critics, one of the central figures of literary postmodernism, and many younger English-language authors, such as Bret Easton Ellis and David Foster Wallace, cite DeLillo as an influence. He currently lives in New York City.

Literary critic Harold Bloom has named him as one of the four major American novelists of his time, along with Thomas Pynchon, Philip Roth, and Cormac McCarthy.

B.R. Myers attacked DeLillo in "A Reader's Manifesto".

The novels DeLillo has published to date are:

The DeLillo stage plays that have been produced to date are:

The plays have been produced by the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA and other venues. DeLillo has also published a number of essays and short stories.

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